Tennessee Native & Nativar Plants

                               State Symbols

State Bird Flower Tree
Tennessee Northern Mockingbird Iris Tulip Poplar

Tennessee proudly embraces the Northern Mockingbird as its state bird, known for its remarkable vocal abilities and adaptability. Adding to Tennessee's natural beauty is the Iris, the state flower, symbolizing Tennessee's vibrant landscapes and resilience. Towering over the state's woodlands is the Tulip Poplar, a tree species that has graced Tennessee's forests for centuries, symbolizing majesty, endurance, and a deep-rooted connection to the state's natural heritage.